Photos of Buckland, Gloucestershire, St Michael's Church

Here are a few photos St Miichael's church, Buckland. It is hard to imagine a small church offering more in the way of historic interest than this one.

St Michael's stands on a small rise above the only road through the village
St Michael's stands on a small rise
Immediately to the left as you come in the south door is this Holy Water stoup, which has been cut into the door frame to allow easier access for parishioners
Immediately to the left of the door is this Holy Water stoup
The early 15th century panelled font stands in the north aisle
The early 15th century panelled font stands in the north aisle
A panelled Jacobean bench and commemoration panel
A panelled Jacobean bench and commemoration panel
Three painted stone panels from Hailes Abbey are displayed in the north aisle
Three painted stone panels from Hailes Abbey are displayed in the north aisle
Close-up of a painted panel. The panels may have been part of a reredos or the canopy of a carved seat
Close-up of a painted panel
A copy of Foxe's Book of Martyrs is displayed in a glass case in the north aisle
A copy of Foxe's Book of Martyrs is displayed in a glass case in the north aisle
One of the treasures of Buckland is this embroidered 16th century cope, or ecclesiastical cape
One of the treasures of Buckland is this embroidered 16th century cope, or ecclesiastical cape
1615 Commemoration panel in the north aisle
1615 Commemoration panel in the north aisle

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